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This Update: June 5, 2019


June, 2019 in the Houston / Galveston Area...
We’re celebrating freedom in the historic spaces
where Juneteenth celebrations began...


156 years since the Emancipation Proclamation

154 years since Texas slaves were granted freedom
147 years of Emancipation Park area Freedom Celebrations &

  46 years of Third Ward Area Houston Freedom Parades


celebrate freedom’s heritage at the world’s oldest

Juneteenth Emancipation Celebrations
2019: Commemorating 156 Years Since the Abolition of Slavery in America

Visit the

Missouri City, TX

Juneteenth Celebration

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Join Galveston’s 2019 Juneteenth celebration. For a list of upcoming events, click here.

When you head to Galveston each June, you’ll be coming home where it all began as the island hosts several days of festivities to celebrate Juneteenth – a holiday that originated in this historic beach town.

Broken Chains Awareness Development Group,
Annual Juneteenth Scholarship Gala

Broken Chains Awareness Development Group, Inc. is a nonprofit inner-city youth support program based on the foundation of the Juneteenth celebration of freedom... Freedom to develop and grow; breaking the mental change that hinder our youth from reaching their full potential.

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Time: 7:30 PM

Location: The Buffalo Solders National Museum

Tickets: www.brokenchainsadg.com

Coordinator: Gary E. Jedkins, Sr., President

Broken Chains Awareness
Development Group, Inc

713-582-2679  |   futureleaders@brokenchainsadg.com


Sponsorship details:

Developing Youth for Leadership: $10,000

Standing Up for Youth:   $5000

Keep Youths reading:   $1500

Improving Youth math skills:   $1000

A short film on the

The History of Juneteenth

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Houston / Harris, Fort Bend / Galveston / Texas City & Surrounding Areas...

Update as of May 6, 2019...


JUNE 2019:

Jun  06-09:  Texas Black Expo Events @ Marriott Marquis,   Website

Jun 07       “In All Thy Getting, Play” @ Emancipation Park 3pm & 7pm  Website

Jun 8-29   Black Music Month Exhibit @ Community Artists Collective, 12n-5pm; Website

Jun 10-21  Community Music Center Summer Music Camp  - St. Mary UMCWebsite

Jun 11       Greater Houston Black Chamber  - "2nd Tuesday Luncheon".  Website

Jun 12       Cassandra Tyson performs at Phil & Derek's: 8-11p, 1701 Webster.  Website

Jun 13       Lonal X Robinson Juneteenth Talent Show @ Emancipation Park 10am-2pm.  Website

Jun 14       Mildred Johnson Miss Juneteenth Pageant @ Emancipation Park 7-9:30pm.  Website

Jun 15       City of Houston/Mayor Turner’s Juneteenth Parade in Acres Homes @10am. Website

Jun 15       Emancipation Park’s Juneteenth Celebration  10a-5pm Website

Jun 15       Juneteenth Parade on Emancipation Avenue @ 2-3pm. Website

Jun 15       Houston Area Urban League's 50th Anniversary Gala@ Hilton Americas 7p. Website

Jun 15       Pearland's Juneteenth Celebration@3pm, Pearland Town Center  Website

Jun 16       CCPVA's "Lights, Camera! Action!...in the Tré , 3pm@ TSU Museum...FREE. Website

Jun 17       Missouri City Juneteenth Golf Tournament  7am @ Quail Valley CC Website

Jun 20       Missouri City Juneteenth Cmty Svs Awards @ MoCity Civic Center Website

Jun 21       Missouri City Juneteenth Family Funday in Hunters Glen Park 6pm  Website

Jun 21       Emancipation Park’s Movie in the Tre’ @ 7-9:30pm Website

Jun 22       Missouri City Juneteenth Parade 7pm @ City Hall, Texas Parkway Website

Jun 22       Missouri City Juneteenth Festival in Hunters Glen Park 6pm  ...Website

Jun 22       Broken Chains' Juneteenth Gala @ Buffalo Soldiers Museum 7:30pm; Website

Jun 23       Missouri City Juneteenth Cultural Art Exhibit 2pm @ MoCity Civic Center  Website

Jun 25       CRR’s Annual Barrier Breaker Award Luncheon @ Hyatt Regency, 11:30am Website

Jun  25      Greater Houston Procurement Breakfast, 8-10am; @ HCC, 5601 West Loop S, 77081, Website

Jun 26-29  PNC’s Citizens of Generational Wealth Conference @ Hilton-Americas, Website

Jun 29      The State of Black Houston w/ Mayor Turner at TSU .

Note: Dates and details here are subject to
changes by the sponsoring organization. 

Add your organization’s event...
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See even more area Juneteenth
events at this link!


Click below for information on how you can help make Juneteenth a national observance!

www.NationalJuneteenth.com    |   Sign the online Petition   |   See other juneteenth celebrations by state


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Reverend Jack Yates
One of the 4 founders of Emancipation Park

Featured Juneteenth Events near
the Houston metroplex:

Celebrate Juneteenth in Acres Homes!

Mayor Sylvester Turner’s Annual Acres Homes Juneteenth Parade will take place on
Saturday, June 15, 2019

at 10:00 a.m.

The parade will begin at the Acres Homes
Multi-Service Center  located at 6719 W. Montgomery,
proceed north on W. Montgomery,  west on Dolly Wright
and conclude at Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church (1620 Dolly Wright).

Now accepting parade entry applications. NO FEES ARE REQUIRED.
Application deadline is Friday, May 31st..


Visit the Emancipation Park Conservancy’s
Website for a complete schedule.


Click here to go directly to the EmancipationParkConservancy.org



Houston’s Emancipation Park is located at 
3018 Emancipation Ave @ Elgin, Houston, 77004 ...MAP

Juneteenth at

Emancipation Park


Emancipation Historical District Celebrations!

Third Ward, Houston Texas

The Emancipation Park Historical District’s Juneteenth Celebrations are made possible by

the Emancipation Park Area neighborhood organizations!

The 2019 Parade begins at 2pm  on Saturday, June 15th.
Staging on Wheeler Avenue at Emancipation Avenue, proceeds west on Wheeler Avenue, north on Emancipation Avenue, west on Stuart Street, and concludes on Stuart Street between Bastrop Street and Emancipation Avenue. Staging begins at 1pm on Wheeler Avenue between Ennis Street and Emancipation Avenue and, Ennis Street between Wheeler Avenue and Eagle Street. Disbanding will be at the SW corner of  Emancipation Park at Elgin and Hutchins.

To Join the Talent Show,  Pageant or Parade...

For Application or more information, visit our special Houston Sun Foundation Sponsored Emancipation Park Activity page!

See the link at the top of this page or click here...


Missouri City Juneteenth Events

June 15:  2-3pm

The Houston Sun Foundation’s
Emancipation Avenue Juneteenth Parade         

LOCATION:   Emancipation Ave between Wheeler and Tuam



PEARLAND CELEBRATION.... Sat, Jun 15, 2 – 6 PM

Pearland Town Center, 11200 Broadway St, Pearland, TX

live music by Treyway Experience fea. Reggie Jamz with spoken word,moonwalks, a videogame truck and much more. If you are interested in being a sponsor for this event we have three sponsorship levels gold, silver and bronze. - Allevents.in... SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES!

June 16, 2019, 3pm at The University Museum, Texas Southern University, Houston Texas 77004
Co-sponsored by: CCPVA and Peoples Family Workshop

A Multimedia-Theatrical Presentation of song, dance and spoken word regarding current and departed legends of the Performing and Visual Artists—and their Supporters—who reside in central Houston’s Third Ward subdivision.

Click Here, or the graphic for more information.